TechCred helps Ohioans learn new skills and helps employers build a stronger tech-savvy workforce. Ohio's TechCred Program provides businesses the chance to upskill their current and future employees with available funding. Businesses that submit successful applications can be reimbursed up to $2000 per credential when employees (current or prospective) complete technology-focused credentials.
Many approved TechCred trainings are available with ONLC Training Centers.
Employers applying for TechCred must select which credential their employee is pursuing from an approved list. To be considered eligible, credentials must meet these three specifications:
Technology-focused Definition: Technology credentials demonstrate the competencies necessary to succeed in an occupation that utilizes technology to develop, build, and deliver products and services. Technology credentials rely on science, technology, engineering and/or math related education, as well as technical skills, to benefit an employer dependent on the development, deployment and investment in new and emerging technology, including software development, advanced manufacturing, data analytics, cybersecurity, computer hardware and design, military applications and other emerging fields. Credentials on the approved list have been recommended by the Technology Review of Educational Credentials (TECHREC) panel of experts and approved by the Chancellor of the Ohio Department of Higher Education.
ONLC is an approved training provider for Ohio TechCred program. The programs are listed by Certifications and Certificates. A Certification is defined as earned by an individual who has passed a standardized assessment that recognizes the individual's knowledge, skill, or competency in a particular specialty. A Certificate, on the otherhand, is earned when one successfully completes a training, a course or a series of courses.
|Adobe Certified Associate (ACA)||Access Programming with VBA|
|Autodesk Certified Professional: AutoCAD for Design and Drafting||Adobe Animate CC|
|AWS Certified Advanced Networking - Specialty||Adobe Captivate|
|AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner||Adobe CC Design Tools: Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign|
|AWS Certified Developer - Associate||Adobe Illustrator CC - Level 1|
|AWS Certified Security - Specialty||Adobe InDesign CC|
|AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate||Adobe Photoshop|
|AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate||Adobe Photoshop CC|
|Azure DevOps Engineer||Advanced Tableau|
|Cisco Network Associate (CCNA)||Managing Microsoft Teams|
|CompTIA A+||Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals|
|CompTIA Advance Security Practitioner+ (CASP+)||Microsoft Excel - Dashboards|
|CompTIA Cloud+||Microsoft Excel - Pivot Tables|
|CompTIA Cloud+||Microsoft Excel - Pivot Tables|
|CompTIA CySA+||Microsoft Excel (All versions)|
|CompTIA Linux+||Microsoft Excel 2016/2019 - Data Analysis with Pivot Tables|
|CompTIA Network+||Microsoft Excel 2019 - Data Analysis with Power Pivot|
|CompTIA PenTest+||Microsoft Excel 2019 Charts|
|CompTIA Project+||Microsoft Excel 2019 Data Analysis|
|CompTIA Security+||Microsoft Power BI Interactive Data Visualizations|
|CompTIA Server+||Microsoft PowerApps|
|ITIL 4 Foundation||Microsoft Publisher|
|Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate (MDAA)||Microsoft Teams for Power Users|
|Microsoft 365 Certified: Security Administrator Associate||Microsoft Virtual Basic for Excel|
|Microsoft 365 Fundamentals||Photoshop|
|Microsoft 365 Security Administration||Photoshop Creative Cloud (CC) Level 2 for Windows|
|Microsoft Certified: Azure AI Fundamentals||Python (All levels)|
|Microsoft Certified: Azure Data Fundamentals||Python for Data Science (All levels)|
|Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer Associate||Python Programming Level 1: Introduction for Programmers|
|Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate||Tableau (All levels)|
|Microsoft Certified: Power BI Data Analyst Associate||Tableau Desktop III: Advanced|
|Microsoft Office Specialist 2016 Master|
|Microsoft Office Specialist: Associate (Office 365 and Office 2019)|
|Microsoft Office Specialist: Excel Associate (Excel and Excel 2019)|
|Microsoft Office Specialist: Microsoft Excel Expert (Excel and Excel 2019)|
|Microsoft Windows 10|
|Programming for Data Science with Python|
|SCRUMstudy Scrum Master Certified (SMC)|
|Tableau Desktop Certified Associate|
For general information about the Ohio TechCred program visit program guidelines
Don't see your technology credential? Employers can request unlisted credentials be added to the eligible list by submitting an application for the TechCred program. Credentials will be reviewed by a panel of experts as each application is reviewed. Find out how .
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Ohio TechCred is an Ohio Department of Development program. All approvals, decisions and funding lie with their authority.